Weekly Media Mix: Doritos Teams Up with Taco Bell and Carl's Jr. Expands to Turkey

The biggest food and drink stories of the week

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The Daily Meal is dedicated to consuming and analyzing the latest food news and trends. Every Friday on The Daily Byte the Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's biggest food news stories from across the country. This week's stories:

Restaurants:
• D.C.'s barbecue scene heats up. [WaPo]
• Fatty 'Cue may expand to West Village. [Grub Street]

Press:
• Bloggers slam HuffPo with labor lawsuit. [Crain's]
• Eater releases a snob's guide to New York City coffee. [Eater]

Health:
• Shake Shack adds nutritional info. [Village Voice]
• Chains report that consumers are finally ordering healther. [USA]

Industry:
• McDonald's has the most loyal coffee drinkers. [WSJ]
• Carl's Jr. expands to Turkey. [NRN]

Events
• Sixty renowned chefs gathered for a meal at Versailles. [NYT]

Products:
• Taco Bell tests Doritos' nacho cheese taco shells. [Slashfood]
• San Francisco distillery produces kosher gin for Passover. [NYT]

Politics:
• Illinois house passes trans fat ban. [HuffPo]
• Southern purveyors struggle with rising fish prices. [WSJ]

 

The Daily Byte is a regular column dedicated to covering interesting food news and trends across the country. Click here for previous columns. 

 

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